MINISTER RING GLOVES UP FOR RIO GOLD

Minister Ring with IABA management, coaches and Elite boxers at the National Stadium gym today

Minister Ring with IABA management, coaches and Elite boxers at the National Stadium gym today

Minister Ring Gloves Up for Rio Gold

Michael Ring TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, was a special guest of the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) at the High Performance Boxing Unit today at the National Stadium.

The Minister visited the home of Irish boxing to mark the milestone of 150 days to go to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. read more

MARIME AIMING TO MAKE RIO 2016 OUT OF AFRICA

Bernaldo Marime (blue) in action in the Ulster Championships

Bernaldo Marime (blue) in action in Ireland

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association wish Bernaldo Marime the best of luck in the African Rio 2016 qualifiers.

The Holy Trinity BC light-welter lost to eventual champion Dean Walsh in last November’s Elite Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium.

But Marime, who was born Mozambique before moving to Tyrone aged 12, is now, boxing for Mozambique, who have employed a Cuban coach, aiming to qualify for Rio through the African qualifiers, which begin in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday. read more

IABA LAUNCHES LET’S KO BULLYING CAMPAIGN

IABA MARKS 150 DAYS TO RIO WITH THE LAUNCH OF IT’S ‘LET’S KO BULLYING’ CAMPAIGN

Olympic champion Michael Carruth, IABA CEO Fergal Carruth, Rio 2016 Olympian Joe Ward and IABA President Pat Ryan at today's launch

Olympic champion Michael Carruth, IABA CEO Fergal Carruth, Rio 2016 Olympian Joe Ward and IABA President Pat Ryan at today’s launch

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The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) officially launched its new ‘Let’s KO Bullying’ Campaign at Dublin’s National Stadium this afternoon. read more